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HistoryMobile 2014 Schedule
*All event dates and times are subject to change without prior notice*

January 2015
13-14

Essex County

Event: School Visits

18

Westmoreland County

Event: Robert E. Lee Birthday Commemoration

Location:

Stratford Hall
483 Great House Rd.
Stratford, VA 22558

   
Hours:

Saturday, January 17: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM


22-23

Warrenton County

Event: School Visits

30-31

City of Hampton

Event: 150th Anniversary of Hampton Roads Peace Conference

Location:

Fort Monroe
30 Ingles Rd.
Fort Monroe, VA 23651

   
Hours:

Friday, January 30: Schools only
Saturday, January 31: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

February 2015
10-12

City of Hampton

Event: School Visits

18-19

City of Newport News

Event: School Visits

25

City of Richmond

Event: School Visits

27

Mecklenburg County

Event: School Visits

 

March 2015
2-3

Powhatan County

Event: School Visits

6-7

Albemarle County

Event: Sheridan's Raid on Scottsville

Location:

Village Square Shopping Center
Scottsville, VA

   
Hours:

Saturday, March 7: TBD


11-12

Gloucester County

Event: School Visits

13-15

City of Suffolk

Location:

Suffolk Visitors Center
524 North Main St.
Suffolk, VA 23434

   
Hours:

Friday, March 13: Schools only
Saturday, March 14: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 15: Noon - 4:00 PM


16-17

City of Virginia Beach

Event: School Visits

25-26

Buchanan County

Event: School Visits

27-29

West Virginia

Event: Putnam County Civil War Days

Location:

1 Valley Park Dr.
Hurricane, WV 25526

   
Hours:

Friday, March 27: Schools only
Saturday, March 28: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 29: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 

April 2015
2-3

Dinwiddie County

Event: 150th  Anniversary of Petersburg Breakthrough

Location:

Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.
Petersburg, VA 23803

   
Hours:

Thursday, April 2: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, April 3: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


4

City of Richmond

Event: Civil War and Emancipation Day

Location:

State Capitol
1000 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219

   
Hours:

Saturday, April 4:  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


5-6

Prince Edward County

Event: 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Sailor’s Creek

Location:

Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park
6541 Saylers Creek Road
Rice, VA 23966

   
Hours:

Sunday, April 5:  Noon - 5:00 PM
Monday, April 6:  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8-12

Appomattox County

Event: 150th Anniversary of Appomattox Campaign and Lee's Surrender

Location:

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
113 National Park Drive
Appomattox, VA 24522

   
Hours:

Wednesday, April 8: TBD
Thursday, April 9: TBD
Friday, April 10: TBD
Saturday, April 11: TBD
Sunday, April 12: TBD


21-22

Durham, NC

Event: 150th Dawn of Peace

Location:

Bennett Place Historic Site
4409 Bennett Memorial Rd.
Durham, NC 27705

   
Hours:

Tuesday, April 21: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 22: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


24-26

Caroline County

Event: 150th Anniversary of the John Wilkes Booth Capture

Location:

Caroline County Visitors Center
23724 Rogers Clarke Blvd.
Ruther Glen, VA 22546

   
Hours:

Friday, April 24: Schools only
Saturday, April 25: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Sunday, April 26: 10:00 AM -4:00 PM


Apr. 29 - May 2

Bath County

Event: School visits and Business after Hours

Location:

Bath County Recreation Center
65 Panther Dr.
Hot Springs, VA 24445

   
Hours:

Wednesday, April 29: School visits; 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM public
Thursday, April 30: Schools visits; 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM public
Friday, May 1: Schools visits; 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM public
Saturday, May 2: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

May 2015
4-6

Stafford County

Event: School Visits

9-10

City of Colonial Heights

Event: Fort Clifton Arts and Crafts Festival

Location:

Fort Clifton Park
100 Brockwell Ln.
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

   
Hours:

Saturday, May 9: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday, May 10: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM


14-17

City of Chesapeake

Event: Chesapeake Jubilee

Location:

Chesapeake City Park
900 Greenbrier Parkways
Chesapeake, VA 23320

   
Hours:

Thursday, May 14: TBD
Friday, May 15: TBD
Saturday, May 16: TBD
Sunday, May 17: TBD


22-24

City of Virginia Beach

Event: Pungo Strawberry Festival

Location:

1776 Princess Anne Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

   
Hours:

Friday, May 22: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, May 23: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, May 24: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

June 2015
2

Warrenton

Event: School Visits

9-10

Henrico County

Event: School Visits

13

Montgomery County

Event: Flag Day Celebration

Location:

Smithfield Plantation
1000 Smithfield Plantation Rd.
Blacksburg, VA

   
Hours:

Saturday, June 13: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


20

Giles County

Event: Pearisburg Festival in the Park

Location:

Pearisburg Park
1410 Wenoah Ave.
Pearisburg, VA

   
Hours:

Saturday, June 20: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


 

July 2015
4

Fairfax County

Event: Independence Day Celebration

Location:

Historic Blenheim
3610 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030

   
Hours:

Saturday, July 4: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

August 2015
4-8

Augusta County

Event: Augusta County Fair

Location:

County Fairgrounds
279 Expo Rd.
Fishersville, VA

   
Hours:

Tuesday, Aug. 4 - Friday, Aug. 7: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, Aug. 8: Noon - 8:00 PM


11-15

Richmond County

Event: Richmond County Fair

Location:

County Fairgrounds
315 Community Park Dr.
Warsaw, VA 22572                            

   
Hours:

Tuesday, Aug. 11 - Friday, Aug. 14: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, Aug. 15: TBD


17-22

Rockingham County

Event: Rockingham County Fair

Location:

County Fairgrounds
4808 S. Valley Pike
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

   
Hours:

Monday, Aug. 17 - Friday, Aug. 21: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, Aug. 22: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 

September 2015
5

City of Hampton

Event: Queen St. Baptist Church 150th Anniversary

Location:

Queen Street Baptist Church
98 North Armistead Ave.
Hampton, VA 23669

   
Hours:

Saturday, September 5: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


11-13

City of Waynesboro

Event: Waynesboro at War

Location:

Coyner Springs Park
2091 Lyndhurst Rd.
Waynesboro, VA 22980

   
Hours:

Friday, September 11: Schools only
Saturday, September 12:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 13:  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


18-20

Goochland County

Event: Field Day of the Past

Location:

Goochland Field Day of the Past
1741 Ashland Rd.
Rockville, VA 23146

   
Hours:

Friday, September 18: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, September 19: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 20: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Sept. 25 - Oct. 4

Caroline County

Event: State Fair of Virginia

Location:

Meadow Event Park
13111 Dawn Boulevard
Doswell, VA 23047

   
Hours:

Friday, Sept. 25 - Sunday, Oct. 4: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM daily

 

October 2015
10

City of Danville

Event: Imagine Children’s Festival

Location:

667 Craghead St.
Danville, VA 24541

   
Hours:

Saturday, Oct. 10: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


16-18

Rockingham County

Event: Elkton Autumn Days

Location:

173 W. Spotswood Ave
Elkton, VA 22827

   
Hours:

Friday, October 16: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 17: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, October 18: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

November 2015
5-7

New Kent County

Event: School and community visits

Location:

11809 New Kent Highway
New Kent, VA 23124

   
Hours:

Thursday, Nov. 5: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, Nov. 6: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday, Nov. 7: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


To schedule a visit to your area, or for media requests and other information regarding the Civil War 150 HistoryMobile contact Noelle Baker, Senior Tour Manager, at (804) 545-5526, or Cheryl Jackson, Executive Director, at (804) 786-3591, ext. 276.

 

 

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